Michael Avenatti under arrest, charged with extortion, prosecutors say

Posted on: March 25th, 2019 by ABC News No Comments

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Federal prosecutors in New York on Monday announced the arrest of Michael Avenatti, the former personal attorney for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, on charges related to an alleged $20 million extortion scheme targeting Nike.

He was expected to make a court appearance Monday afternoon.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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